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[People Standing on Model Ship]

Description: Photograph of the Norwegian Society of Texas' ship model at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The ship has a large red and white striped sail and a dragon figurehead on the front. Three people are standing in the ship, one dressed as a Viking.
Date: [1979-08-02..1979-08-05]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[People Standing on Viking Ship Model]

Description: Photograph of the Norwegian Society of Texas' Viking ship model at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. The ship has a large red sail and is covered with round symbolic shields. A woman and two men are standing on the ship; one of them is dressed as a Viking and two of them are holding spears.
Date: [1979-08-02..1979-08-05]
Creator: Informedia
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

Texas Navy

Description: A survey of the Texas Navy during the Texas Revolution and the Republic Era. Includes maps, sketches, a list of ships of the Texas Navy, and a chronology. Also includes photographs of 20th century U.S. Navy ships named after Texans or Texas locations.
Date: January 1, 1968
Creator: U.S. Navy Department. Naval History Division.
Partner: UNT Libraries

Device for Raising and Transporting Vessels.

Description: Patent for "a new and useful construction of barge having simple and powerful means for raising ships and vessels to a sufficient height so that the same may readily be carried through the water over shallow places or bars, and the barge is also equipped with means for being propelled through the water to carry a ship or vessel, and also for being propelled over a track, so as to act as a combined locomotive and ship-car when carrying a ship or vessel over dry land." (Lines 14-25) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: March 23, 1897
Creator: Schramm, Charles J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Life-Boat.

Description: Patent for an improved life boat that "consists principally of a central closed hull equipped with propelling machinery, and floats extending on the sides of the said hull and rigidly secured thereto, to support the hull in position." (Lines 12-16) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Date: September 1, 1896
Creator: James, William F.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Ship at Sea

Description: Copy photograph of USS Tracy DD-214 at sea. "214" is painted on the hull of the ship. The USS Tracy was launched in 1919 and commissioned in 1920. She was converted to a high-speed minesweeper in 1937 and re-designated as DM-1.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library